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The Renaissance of Dermatology

The Renaissance of Dermatology SPECIAL MILLENNIUM ARTICLE Selected Concepts Beyond the Skin We have made thee neither of heaven nor of earth, neither There are many different opinions, always with heavy mortal nor immortal, so that with freedom of choice and with pragmatic implications. Should we, as scientists, have honor, as though the maker and molder of thyself, thou mayest opinions beyond pragmatic data? fashion thyself in whatever shape thou shall prefer. Thou shalt About opinions, Hippocrates stated in The Precepts have the power of degenerating into the lower forms of life, that “there are in fact two things, science and opinion: which are brutish. Thou shalt have the power, out of thy soul’s the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.” But judgment, to be reborn into the highest forms, which are divine. we may have a different opinion. Or not. Baron Lytton On the Dignity of Man thought that in science few should dictate opinion to many Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (1463-1494) for the good of mankind. In his Caxtonia, he stated: “In science address the few, in literature the many. In sci- ence, the few must dictate opinion to the many; in lit- here was a moment in the history of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Dermatology American Medical Association

The Renaissance of Dermatology

JAMA Dermatology , Volume 136 (1) – Jan 1, 2000

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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2000 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6068
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2168-6084
DOI
10.1001/archderm.136.1.69
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Abstract

SPECIAL MILLENNIUM ARTICLE Selected Concepts Beyond the Skin We have made thee neither of heaven nor of earth, neither There are many different opinions, always with heavy mortal nor immortal, so that with freedom of choice and with pragmatic implications. Should we, as scientists, have honor, as though the maker and molder of thyself, thou mayest opinions beyond pragmatic data? fashion thyself in whatever shape thou shall prefer. Thou shalt About opinions, Hippocrates stated in The Precepts have the power of degenerating into the lower forms of life, that “there are in fact two things, science and opinion: which are brutish. Thou shalt have the power, out of thy soul’s the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.” But judgment, to be reborn into the highest forms, which are divine. we may have a different opinion. Or not. Baron Lytton On the Dignity of Man thought that in science few should dictate opinion to many Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (1463-1494) for the good of mankind. In his Caxtonia, he stated: “In science address the few, in literature the many. In sci- ence, the few must dictate opinion to the many; in lit- here was a moment in the history of

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JAMA DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 1, 2000

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